2019 Readers’ Choice Best Law Firm in Maple Grove

Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd. is pleased to announce that we have been named 2019 Readers’ Choice Best Law Firm by the Maple Grove Magazine. We are dedicated to making a positive difference in the community and honored to receive this designation.

Established in 1981, our firm has built a loyal client base by combining small business customer service and accessibility with knowledge in many fields of law.

We offer integrity-driven legal services for businesses and individuals throughout the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro. With seventeen attorneys and five major practice areas, we are equipped to handle any complex case, from mechanic’s liens to estate planning. Our attorneys know the right questions to ask and are dedicated to actively listen to our clients’ needs and provide honest representation throughout the litigation process.

At our core, we are family-focused, principle-driven, and passionate about community outreach. Our firm participates in local charitable events and is actively involved in bar associations, steering committees, scholarship foundations, and trade organizations. Several of our attorneys have been board members on a number of the local chambers of commerce, from TwinWest to I-94. They and their families—just like our clients—live and work in Maple Grove and the surrounding areas.

At some point in life, nearly every person will need to seek an attorney’s help, whether to establish a start-up, resolve a conflict, or set up an estate plan. Henningson & Snoxell is honored to help our clients and provide for their legal needs. We are grateful for our designation as the 2019 Readers’ Choice Best Law Firm and look forward to many more years upholding this distinction by serving the Maple Grove community.

Client Spotlight

“Henningson & Snoxell represented us as we navigated the path of selling our business. It was a long and seemingly complicated process, but we were well-advised as they helped us through the many obstacles. They were well aware of the implications of various details and had the foresight in matters, so we had a successful transaction. They were very professional and knowledgeable, good people to work with. I would highly recommend them.”

– Rick and Susan Dubay

“Navigating a business start-up can often be tumultuous if you don’t have trusted advisors and clear guidance. For me, the team at Henningson & Snoxell has become one of my most trusted sources for growing the business, and I am eternally grateful to have access to a firm that truly cares about my business as well as personal future. Thank you!”

– Peter Johnson, Archway Defense

We invite you to read more testimonials or contact us to learn more.

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Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd. 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers Honorees

07.08.2019 Written by: Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers honorees

Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd. is excited to announce the firm’s 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers honorees, a designation reserved for only five percent of the total lawyers in the state.

The Super Lawyers honor recognizes those attorneys who have exhibited excellence in practice and continue to earn the respect of their peers by providing high quality legal services.

Published in Super Lawyers, this annual list of top attorneys originates from Bill White and Steve Kaplan’s Minnesota Law & Politics magazine. Nominees are selected based on peer evaluations, independent research, and criteria such as scholarly writings, leadership, and community engagement. The Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd. 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers include:

Steven M. Graffunder

Shareholder

Steve serves as the chair of the firm’s Real Estate Department and is a member of the Minnesota and Hennepin County bar associations. He is a Real Property Law Specialist and practices primarily in the areas of commercial and residential real estate, construction law, mechanic’s liens, and banking law. This is his sixteenth Minnesota Super Lawyers award.

Mark V. Steffenson

Shareholder

Mark concentrates his practice in business and commercial litigation and is a recipient of the AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating in the distinguished legal directory, Martindale-Hubbell®. This is his twelfth year receiving the Minnesota Super Lawyers distinction.

Jeffrey A. Berg

Shareholder

Jeff is Chair of the Family Law practice group at Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd. and is receiving the Minnesota Super Lawyers honor for the tenth time.

Craig T. Dokken

Shareholder

Craig’s practice is concentrated in the areas of Construction and Real Estate Litigation. This is his seventh time being named to Minnesota Super Lawyers, and he has also received an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell®.

Kristin L. Kingsbury

Attorney

Kristin has previously been selected as a Rising Star and among Top Women Attorneys by Super Lawyers and this year received the honor of Minnesota Super Lawyers. She has extensive litigation experience in both state and federal courts and has successfully litigated matters in Minnesota, Rhode Island, Maryland, Georgia, Florida, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Kansas.

For over 35 years, Henningson & Snoxell has served individuals and businesses with effective legal counsel and representation. Our attorneys work with integrity-driven professionalism centered in strong principles, a family focus, and community dedication.

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2018 Super Lawyers Press Release

07.13.2018 Written by: Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd. is pleased to announce the firm’s 2018 Minnesota Super Lawyers and 2018 Rising Stars honorees. It is with great pride that select attorneys from the firm have been recognized by their peers for outstanding work in their primary practice area.

The Super Lawyers listing is an annual honor presented to outstanding lawyers from all 50 states and Washington, D.C., from over 70 practice areas. Lawyers are selected using a patented process that rates the lawyers based on peer nominations and evaluations, along with research that has been performed independently. The list of honorees is published in Super Lawyers Magazine.

The Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd. Minnesota Super Lawyers Honorees:

Steven M. Graffunder a shareholder in the firm and is the chair of the firm’s Real Estate Department. Steve practices primarily in the areas of commercial and residential real estate, construction law, mechanic’s liens, and banking law. Primary Practice Area: Banking

Mark V. Steffenson, a shareholder in the law firm of Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd., focuses his practice on representing clients in business and commercial litigation. Primary Practice Area: Business Litigation

Jeffrey A. Berg, a shareholder and Chair of the Family Law practice group at Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd., concentrates on helping individuals and families overcome situations of divorce or legal separation with their best interests in mind. Primary Practice Area: Family Law

Craig T. Dokken, a shareholder in the law firm of Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd, practices law in the areas of Construction Law and Litigation, Banking and Mediation. Primary Practice Area: Business Litigation

Kristin Kingsbury has extensive litigation experience in both state and federal courts. She excels in implementing efficient dispute resolution techniques on behalf of her clients. As a former Rising Star Honoree, this is Kristin’s first time being selected as a Super Lawyer.
Primary Practice Area: Business Litigation

2018 Rising Stars Honoree:

Tifanne Wolter has practiced law for more than 15 years, concentrating her practice in family law for the last decade assisting a wide array of clients with divorce, custody, paternity, child support, third party custody, parenting time, and domestic abuse matters. Primary Practice Area: Family Law

Located in Maple Grove, Minnesota, the law firm of Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd. has served individuals and businesses throughout Minnesota for 36 years. The full-service law firm provides legal representation to clients throughout the Twin Cities and communities in the counties of Hennepin, Ramsey, Wright, Anoka and Sherburne.

For more information, visit www.hennsnoxlaw.com or call (763) 560-5700.

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Virginia Cronin Joins Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

06.06.2018 Written by: Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

Virginia Cronin

Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Attorney Virginia Cronin has joined the firm. Virginia is a member of the firm’s Business Law Department providing legal counsel to nonprofit organizations including churches, schools and tax exempt organizations.

Prior to joining the firm in 2018, Virginia worked as an Assistant Public Defender, consulted and worked for law firms across the United States and locally focusing on legal practice tools, legal process improvement and change management. Most recently as an Executive Director of a local nonprofit organization that serves over 400 women and families each month.

As a former nonprofit leader, Virginia understands the many demands and realities of nonprofits and uses her experience to provide practical and legal advice to clients. She views her role as a trusted advisor to clients, providing advice on a variety of topics and issues they encounter every day from incorporation to employment/human resources issues and everything in-between. This allows her clients to stay focused on their missions and callings, while she handles the legal and business issues for them.

Virginia received a J.D. from the William Mitchell College of Law, a B.S. from Iowa State University and a B.A. from The University of Iowa. She is admitted to practice law in Minnesota State Courts.

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Elliott Elm Joins Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

05.29.2018 Written by: Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

Elliottt Elm - Henningson & Snoxell

Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd. is pleased to announce that Attorney Elliott Elm has joined the firm.  Elliott is a member of the firm’s Estate Planning Department practicing in the areas of Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Elder Law and Guardianships and Conservatorships.

Prior to joining the firm in 2018, Elm worked in a variety of practice fields. He spent time as a law clerk in the areas of family law, business law, litigation and estate planning. Most recently he was an attorney at a Twin Cities law firm where he assisted in E-discovery for mortgage securities litigation and contract disputes.

Elliott takes personal interest in helping clients with their estate planning needs during what is often a vulnerable and very difficult time in their lives. He takes pride in assisting clients with preparing the necessary documents to reach their goals and protect their families and estates.

Elliott received his J.D. from the St. Thomas University School of Law and his B.A., cum laude, from the St. John’s University.  He is admitted to practice law in Minnesota state courts.

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